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contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
abridge - condense or shorten
meager - scanty; inadequate
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot